Things to do
Area ExcursionsSet out to explore the glittering city of Negombo and the surrounding areas while at The Tamarind Tree Hotel in Colombo. Airport transfers can be arranged on request and city tours to cultural sites and the nearby Negombo Beach can easily be booked. Visit great monuments such as the Kelaniya Buddhist Temple and the Dutch Fort. Shop for lunch at the Negombo Fish Market or say hello to baby elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Kalaniya Buddhist Temple
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara has become famous because of the beautiful paintings and sculpture by Solias Mendis depicting various events in the history of Sri Lanka.
Located just 14km away from the hotel and is one of the most fascinating beaches in Sri Lanka that got the eye of both locals and the tourists.
The Dutch Fort
The fort has a colourful history. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world